One of my friends passed me along this video. I think it does a good job at shedding some light on our current economic crisis. It's done tastefully and it feels raw and gritty, much like the times that lay before us. let me know what you think.
Also if you can I'd watch it in HD at this link. The image quality is a whole lot… Continue
Added by Jason Chen on March 31, 2009 at 7:11pm —
Before you start busting out your wallet, let me begin by saying that this baby is only a concept (for now). The winner of Tea Off! - The Tea Kettle Competition sponsored by World Kitchen is this beautiful creation called One from Vessel Ideation. The all in one vessel is designed… Continue
Gorgeous 28 year old supermodel Gisele Bundchen graces Vanity Fair's (VF) May 2009 cover. The long legged beauty recently got hitched to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in a private twilight ceremony at a Catholic church in Santa Monica. With an estimated worth of over $150 million, Gisele sets her eyes on a new chapter in her life...one of wife and perhaps,… Continue
"Down for the Carb Count"--Carbs vs. Proteins, the battle rages on. These hillarious bathroom scales are perfect for the carb conscious, scale fearing, fighter of the bulge. Artist Wendy Gold, creator of Art de Toilette, specializes in one-of-a-kind handmade bathroom art.
"The Moment of Truth"--Have you been an angel or a… Continue
The natural landscape surrounding the proposed Rak Jebel Al Jais Mountain Resort is pretty outrageous. The new tourist village, set to be built in the the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah in the UAE, is set on the top and over the sides of a mountain range.
Designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, the future resort will include hotels, residences,… Continue
One thing's for sure...this isn't your mom's Lladros. Barnaby Barford is an artist who works with ceramics to create modern stories that leave the viewer slightly disturbed. He enjoys taking figurines and turning them into sinister, sardonic but invariably humorous sculptures. His stories… Continue
So tomorrow (or later today for some of you) we'll be headed off to Thailand for a week of vegetation. We have it narrowed down to Ko Chang and Krabi, not too sure which yet. Either way, should be one hell of a trip. Here's where you all come in. We need ideas of what to possibly see and do. As usual, we'll try to address recommendations if they are possible, but probably won't be able to hit everything (this is a… Continue
Matthew Small’s work has strong urban roots. By painting directly onto found pieces of metal, he brings physical elements of the city directly into his work. The subjects of his portraits are also found anonymously on the streets of London. Executed with astonishingly textured brushstrokes, Matt's pieces feel both abstract and incredibly real and… Continue
Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 8:00pm —
Elsa Mora was inspired to create these funny flower creations after she found a need to "to stop and become like a child" to "rediscover the world" again as an adult. As we grow older it's easy to forget the sense of wonder we had we when were a child, when nature was asking us to come outside and play. Here's to never forgetting that creativity lives inside all of… Continue
Another luxury hotel just opened in New York, this one called Smyth Tribeca from Thompson Hotels. The 100 guestroom newly constructed building is just minutes from both SOHO and Wall Street on West Broadway and Chambers Street. The rooms promise Kieh's products and pantries stocked with Dean & Deluca snacks. The rooms have walnut paneling, chrome-accented… Continue
Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm —
One of our favorite street artists, Banksy recently created this new piece to auction off at a charity event for The NNLS (New North London Synagogue). In the auction, celebrities literally donated their underwear to raise money for the charity. In a remix of one of his former works, “Very Little Helps” (seen below), he replaced the Tesco shopping bag, with a pair of… Continue
Pilot Chuck Gardner, of Orlando, Fla., flew a P-51c WWII fighter aircraft named “Betty Jane” through an inverted roll, near Tyler, Texas, Sunday. The plane and with other WWII-era aircraft, part of the Collings Foundation collection, are touring the country offering rides, and will be in Denton, Arlington, and Dallas, Texas over the next week.(Scott M.… Continue
No, you're not looking through beer goggles - these beer glasses give off the optical illusion that you're drinking your beer upside down! The Hopside Down Beer Glass is hand-blown, precisely crafted, and with it's double walled design, your warm hands won't take the chill off your beer! Designed by Perpetual Kids, you can get one of… Continue
Taquitos are often overlooked for tacos and burritos but, when done right, are just as if not tastier than either of the abovementioned. Cielito Lindo makes my personal favorites because there's something about the avocado sauce that really rounds out the flavors.
It's cheap too, so if you have nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon, go on over and pick yourself up…